David Loughrey

Dunedin missing conferences, meeting told

Dunedin missing conferences, meeting told

Opponents of the Dunedin Centre extension used a forum last night to reiterate their views, but the meeting also heard Dunedin was losing valuable conferences because of a lack of facilities.

Car parking for elderly to be reviewed

Car parking for elderly to be reviewed

Dunedin drivers over the age of 75 appear to have had a reprieve from restrictions on their free parking.

'Brook upgrade unlikely

'Brook upgrade unlikely

Redeveloping Carisbrook appears increasingly unlikely as an alternative to the much more expensive Awatea St stadium proposal.

DCC anger at Historic Places Trust boils over

DCC anger at Historic Places Trust boils over

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust was hotly criticised yesterday by Dunedin city councillors, with two of its proposals described as "stupid", "barmy" and "ludicrous".

Harbourside hearing adjourned

The Dunedin City Council's idea to redevelop the city's harbourside, local industry's fears of being uprooted by noise-sensitive new residents, and a major landowner keen to get started - those are the elements commissioners making a decision on the issue will have to juggle.

Council group still backs full harbourside project

Council group still backs full harbourside project

The Dunedin City Council project control group behind the harbourside redevelopment is still firmly behind the full project, despite a council planner's report only part of it should go ahead.

Wharf and seawall repairs to cost millions

Wharf and seawall repairs to cost millions

Wharves and seawalls at Dunedin's Steamer Basin are in serious disrepair, meaning buildings behind them are insecure, and replacing them will be a multimillion-dollar exercise.

'Limited' future for some harbourside businesses

Chalmers Properties arrived at the harbourside hearings yesterday with a large team of witnesses and a call to push ahead with the project in full.

Lone voice backs harbourside development

Lone voice backs harbourside development

Widespread industry opposition to redevelopment plans for Dunedin's harbourside continued yesterday, but, for the first time in a week, an alternative viewpoint broke its relentless nature.

Not all share council vision for harbourside

Not all share council vision for harbourside

The commissioners making a decision on the future of the planned harbourside redevelopment have plenty to think about after the first of two weeks of hearing the matter.